Brooklyn Carnegie Libraries: DeKalb Branch-Photos


790 Bushwick Avenue (aka 1176 DeKalb Avenue)

Brooklyn, NY 11221

Year(s) built: 1904-5

Year opened: 1905

Architect(s): William B. Tubby

Builder(s): F.J. Kelly’s Sons

Status: Library, New York City individual landmark

In 1901, Andrew Carnegie signed a contract guaranteeing the erection of new public libraries in Brooklyn. The Carnegie Library DeKalb Branch was completed in 1905 and is a New York City individual landmark and continues to operate as a branch of the Brooklyn Public Library.

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